London, South Kensington
27 October 2009
A SOUTH ARABIAN LIMESTONE STELE
CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.
The male head in relief, with long slender nose and almond-shaped eyes beneath deep brows, an inscription below with names of the deceased, remains of red pigment
10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high
Acquired in the late 1970s.
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